The Socialist

The Socialist 12 July 2002

Strike Back Against Low Pay

Strike Back Against Low Pay

Potters Bar inquiry: Bring Rail Bosses To Justice

Summer Of Discontent

Build The Fight Against Sectarianism

Another Dangerous New Mental Health Bill

Big Business Scandals - Don't Let Workers Pay The Price

How Capitalism Rips Off The Working Class

Aids pandemic: Pharmaceutical Giants Obstruct Progress

 
 

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The Socialist 12 July 2002, Strike Back Against Low Pay

spotStrike Back Against Low Pay

Council workers say...: THE DECISIVE votes for strike action by members of UNISON, GMB and TGWU working for local councils, reflects their growing anger over low pay, writes Brian Blake, service conditions officer, Ealing UNISON, personal capacity.


spotPotters Bar inquiry: Bring Rail Bosses To Justice

RAIL WORKERS and passengers will be horrified by the findings of the inquiry into the Potters Bar rail crash, which killed seven people in May


spotSummer Of Discontent

What We Say: NEXT WEDNESDAY, 17 July could see the biggest industrial strike in Britain for more than 20 years. Low-paid council workers have voted to reject a 3% wage offer; up to one million are expected to take


spotBuild The Fight Against Sectarianism

FIGHTING BROKE out at last weekend's annual Orange Order parade at Drumcree. Demonstrators threw missiles at police, resulting in 24 injured as well as two civilians. However, Drumcree is not the issue


spotAnother Dangerous New Mental Health Bill

NEW LABOUR'S Mental Health Bill includes provision for people with mental illnesses to be committed to long stay accommodation in case they may become a danger to the public (or themselves), writes Clare Wilkins.


spotBig Business Scandals - Don't Let Workers Pay The Price

WORLDCOM is the latest American company to rock world stock markets with its false accounting. Apparently at least one of its directors couldn't tell the difference between expenses and profit. This scandal


spotHow Capitalism Rips Off The Working Class

IN THE third article in our occasional series on Marxist classics, KEN SMITH looks at Karl Marx's pamphlets, Wage Labour and Capital and Wages, Price and Profit


spotAids pandemic: Pharmaceutical Giants Obstruct Progress

AS 15,000 delegates attend the International Aids Conference in Barcelona, the United Nations estimates that 68 million people could die of the Aids disease by 2020